Decorative Flags

The Christian Flag: What it Represents and Why We Should All Support It

In recent years, there has been a push to have the Christian Flag flown alongside the American flag in government buildings and other public places.

Do you support the Christian Flag? Read on to learn more about this important debate and what you can do to make your voice heard.

1. What is the Christian flag?

Let’s find out about the Christian flag history first.

The Christian flag is a white flag with a red cross in the center. It is a symbol of Christianity and is flown by Christians around the world.

The Christian flag represents the worldwide body of Christ and is a declaration of faith in the one true God. The flag is also a reminder of the sacrifice of Jesus Christ on the cross and our need for salvation.What is the Christian flag

2. The history and meaning of the Christian flag

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The Christian flag was first used in Brooklyn, New York in 1897. It was designed by Charles Overton Johnson, a Methodist minister. The flag quickly became popular and was adopted by many churches and organizations.

The history and meaning of the Christian flag

When Charles C. Overton realized there was no standard flag or picture to represent Christianity in general, he created the Christian flag.

Ten years later, in 1907, he began formal planning and creating the flag with secretary Ralph Diffendorfer. In the late 1900s, the flag was recognized by most Protestant denominations and began to be exhibited inside churches around the world.

Today, it is flown by Christians of all denominations as a sign of unity. So what does the Christian flag mean to you? For some, it may be a symbol of hope and salvation.

For others, it may be a reminder of the sacrifice that Jesus made for us all. Whatever its meaning, the it is a powerful symbol of faith that has united Christians for centuries.

the Christian flag in church

The Christian flag under the American flag waves in the breeze at St. John’s Lutheran School. (Staten Island Advance/Irving Silverstein) Staff-Shot